- Are you interested in learning about quality course design, including effective ways to organize, create and implement design principles?
- Are you interested in best practices of designing assessments and activities and selecting appropriate educational technologies to support your instructional goals?
- Are you interested in learning how to make videos to enhance your classroom materials?
- Are you interested in learning about open access and open educational resources (OERs), why “open” continues to grow and how to support your teaching and research?
- Are you now inspired to find out how you can apply these interests in your teaching?
- And finally, do you find it a challenge to attend this type of training / professional enrichment due to time constraints?
If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, then take a look at the webinar series being offered by the Center for Digital Scholarship and the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence this fall.
***We envision this as a space where all individuals, including facilitators and participants bring ideas and expertise to the virtual table.***
- Each interactive webinar will be hosted using Adobe Connect using your own computer or mobile device, if you prefer.
- There will not be any in-person/face-to-face training.
- Prior to the webinars, you will be provided with instructions on how to access Adobe Connect. A microphone headset will be needed.
- Webinars will occur Fridays, 10:45am-12pm
- See specific dates below for each series and under each series page on this site.
- Each mini-series is four weeks in length (Friday, each week, a total of about 5 hours) and the final webinar will consist of an OPTIONAL activity/presentation/reflection to demonstrate what you’ve learned and applied in your own teaching. Attendance commitment is requested.
- Registration is required, space is limited. Reserve your seat!
Series topics and dates:
(note: this one is already in session, enrollments are not being accepted but it may be offered again in spring 2016)
- Using a course design framework
- Writing effective learning outcomes
- Syllabus development techniques
- Implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles
Dates: September 11, 18, 25, Oct 2
- Aligning assessments with technologies
- Creating videos
- Implementing digital assessment tools
Dates: Oct 9, 16, 23, 30
Co-sponsored with the LITS Scholarly Communications Office
- History of open access and OERs
- Searching for, evaluation and creation of OERs
- Open access trends (including open textbooks)
Dates: Nov 6, 13, 20 & Dec 4 (skips the 27th for Thanksgiving break)